Certiorari Granted

No. 21-846

John Montenegro Cruz v. Arizona

from the Supreme Court of Arizona

See other cases from Arizona.

Docket Entries

Brief amici curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Arizona Capital Representation Project, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Federal Courts Scholars filed.

Brief amici curiae of Ohio Justice & Policy Center and Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center filed.

Amicus brief of Habeas Scholars not accepted for filing. (June 22, 2022)

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)

Brief of petitioner John Montenegro Cruz filed.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, State of Arizona

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, John Montenegro Cruz

Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 13, 2022. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 12, 2022.

Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.

Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: Whether the Arizona Supreme Court’s holding that Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 32.1(g) precluded post-conviction relief is an adequate and independent state-law ground for the judgment.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/25/2022.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/18/2022.

Reply of petitioner John Montenegro Cruz filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Arizona in opposition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed.

Brief amici curiae of Habeas Scholars filed.

Amicus brief of LatinoJustice PRLDEF not accepted for filing. (January 07, 2022 - correct pdf to be re-efiled)

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 7, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 6, 2022 to February 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Waiver of Arizona filed 12/16/21 removed from docket. (See Rule 15.1)

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 6, 2022)

Parties

John Montenegro Cruz, Petitioner, represented by Neal Kumar Katyal

State of Arizona, Respondent, represented by Jeffrey Lee Sparks

Amici Curiae

Arizona Capital Representation Project and Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth Graber Bentley

Federal Courts Scholars, Amicus Curiae, represented by Melanie Lynn Bostwick

Habeas Scholars, Amicus Curiae, represented by Melanie Lynn Bostwick

LatinoJustice PRLDEF, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce H. Schneider

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Civil Liberties Union, and American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona, Amicus Curiae, represented by Noah Adam Levine

Ohio Justice & Policy Center and Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Evan Bern

 
Last updated: June 30, 2022